A global creative award to push the boundaries of digital fabrication
FabCafe Tokyo (Japan), FabCafe Taipei (Taiwan), FabCafe Barcelona (Spain), and FabCafe Bangkok (Thailand) are happy to announce our launch of YouFab Global Creative Awards 2015, which recognizes excellence in the field of digital fabrication, with a call for entries opening on July 1st.
YouFab is a global award competition that evaluates work created using digital fabrication tools, such as 3D printers and laser cutters, from a creative perspective. In 2014, 143 works were submitted from 27 countries around the world.
The entry period this year is from July 1, 2015 until September 30, 2015.
YouFab Global Creative Awards 2015
You may submit all types of creative works made using digital fabrication tools such as the 3D printer, laser cutters or CNC milling machines, or you can create your own digital fabrication tool itself and submit that.
from July 1, 2015 to midnight on September 30, 2015 (Japan time)
PRODUCTS Products made using digital fabrication tools
This category includes all products made using digital fabrication tools. It includes miscellaneous goods, interior items, furniture, houses, machines, clothes, accessories, digital devices, books, musical instruments, food, and even living things, etc. Also included in this category are graphic works (advertising graphics, illustrated graphic works, etc.).
ART Artwork, illustrations, artistic activities, performances, and live acts using digital fabrication tools
This category includes all art works made using digital fabrication tools. Naturally, it also includes any type of artistic expression that makes use of digital fabrication tools including both two-dimensional and three-dimensional artworks, as well as illustrations, artistic activities, performances, and live acts.
MACHINES Inventions and development of unique digital fabrication tools
This category is for inventions of digital fabrication tools themselves. It includes tools such as 3D printers that model objects in a completely new way, or CNC milling machines that use materials never used before.
HACK This category is for entries of existing product that have been customized
This category is for entries of existing product that have been customized by adding a new function to it or expanded on any existing functions using digital fabrication tools. Unlike the product, art and machine categories which create an original piece of work from scratch, this category is for customized pieces which use an existing product or part thereof.
BEYOND This category is for entries that do not fit into the other categories or that are a combination of a number of categories.
This category is for entries that are created using digital fabrication tools and are a combination of two or more of the above categories, or creative works that are made using digital fabrication tools and exceed the existing boundaries of creative expression.
Luki Huber Product Designer
Luke Yeung Architectkidd Principal
Quake Hsu Zeczec Co-Founder
Hiroya Tanaka SFC Associate Professor, Keio University, Founder of FabLabJapan
Sachiko Shikata Creative Curator
Seiichi Saito Creative and Technical Director, Rhizomatiks
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About the Prize(s)
Second Grand Prix